Account set up for area family

January 12, 2001 An early morning fire on Jan. 2 burned every possession owned by Orville and Brenda Kay Brown of Cushman.

With talks due, Israel eases restrictions

January 11, 2001 NETZARIM JUNCTION, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel eased its tight closure of Palestinian areas today and officers from both sides toured trouble spots as part of a U.S.-backed plan to quell violence and

Girl Scout cookie sale begins soon

January 11, 2001 Girl Scout Cookie sale orders will be taken from Saturday until Jan. 28 in Independence County. Girl Scout Cookie deliveries will begin on Feb. 10.

Jennifer Dunegan earns WRMC RN scholarship

January 11, 2001 Jennifer Dunegan of Batesville is the 2000 recipient of the Bonnie J. Bernard RN Scholarship, according to Angela Zelasko, in the White River Medical Center Foundation office.

Cave City sets Ozarka classes

January 11, 2001 CAVE CITY - Registration will be at 6 p.m. Monday at Cave City High School for two Ozarka College classes - general psychology and computer information systems - said counselor Don Rosier.

E-Shade budget approved

January 11, 2001 EVENING SHADE - The Evening Shade Town Council approved a 2001 budget during a regular meeting Monday, said Mayor Red Jaggers.

McVeigh files no new appeals

January 11, 2001 DENVER (AP) - On the eve of the deadline for changing his mind, Timothy McVeigh still wanted a prompt execution date for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, according to his attorneys.

State seeing less flu cases

January 11, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Arkansas health officials say the incidences of flu this season are so far remarkably lower than last season, but doctors still urge those who haven't gotten a flu shot to do so.